Month: February 2021

Globes fashion: how to create red carpet moments at virtual gala

Los Angeles (AFP) – With the stars mainly at home or in hotel rooms for Sunday’s Golden Globes due to pandemic restrictions, what is usually one of Hollywood’s biggest red carpet nights was certainly deprived of some of its glamor. But the A-listers nevertheless created fashion buzz, donning their designer gowns and suits for their…

Recovering Woods ‘touched’ by show of support from fellow golfers

Los Angeles (AFP) – Tiger Woods, recovering in hospital after surgery for serious leg injuries received in a solo car smash, tweeted thanks Sunday for a show of support from fellow pro golfers. “It is hard to explain how touching today was when I turned on the tv and saw all the red shirts,” the…

Covid vaccine acceptance rises in some countries: study

Paris (AFP) – Willingness to get a Covid-19 vaccine is on the rise compared to last year, a survey of six industrialised countries published on Monday showed. More people in the United Kingdom, the United States and even vaccine-sceptical France now accept the idea of getting a coronavirus jab, KekstCNC, an international consultancy, said in…

Mostly Cloudy today!

With a high of 45F and a low of 37F. Currently, it’s 43F and Sunny outside. Current wind speeds: 3 from the Southwest Pollen: 0 Sunrise: February 28, 2021 at 06:22AM Sunset: February 28, 2021 at 05:34PM UV index: 2 Humidity: 55% via https://ift.tt/39gcPzv February 28, 2021 at 02:15PM

US children could receive vaccine by year-end: Fauci

Washington (AFP) – The United States could start vaccinating older children against Covid-19 by the fall and younger ones by year-end or early 2022, the White House’s top pandemic advisor Anthony Fauci said Sunday. The mass vaccination of school-age children will allow millions of children to return sooner to in-person learning and ease the burden…

Calls grow for outside probe of abuse claims against NY governor

Washington (AFP) – Prominent Democratic politicians called Sunday for an independent investigation into sexual harassment allegations against New York governor Andrew Cuomo after a second former aide accused him of misconduct.  The latest allegations were made public on Saturday after 25-year-old former health advisor Charlotte Bennett told The New York Times the governor sexually harassed…

Trump to make first post-presidency speech at conservative conference

Orlando (AFP) – Donald Trump returns to the political spotlight Sunday, determined to regain control of a Republican Party that is out of power and pondering whether the flawed former president can win again in 2024. The 74-year-old will address the Conservative Political Action Conference in Orlando in a highly-anticipated speech during which he is…

Golden Globes to launch pandemic-era Hollywood awards season

Los Angeles (AFP) – Hollywood’s award season kicks off Sunday at a very different Golden Globes, with a mainly virtual ceremony set to boost or dash the Oscars hopes of early frontrunners like “Nomadland” and “The Trial of the Chicago 7.” Usually a star-packed, laid-back party that draws Tinseltown’s biggest names to a Beverly Hills…

The Aurora Tree

Yes, but can your tree do this? Pictured is a visual coincidence between the dark branches of a nearby tree and bright glow of a distant aurora. The beauty of the aurora — combined with how it seemed to mimic a tree right nearby — mesmerized the photographer to such a degree that he momentarily…

Cloudy today!

With a high of 47F and a low of 36F. Currently, it’s 40F and Clear outside. Current wind speeds: 8 from the Northwest Pollen: 0 Sunrise: February 28, 2021 at 06:22AM Sunset: February 28, 2021 at 05:34PM UV index: 0 Humidity: 73% via https://ift.tt/39gcPzv February 28, 2021 at 12:01AM